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Northern Rough Green Snake

Opheodrys aestivus aestivus

Description:

Non-Venomous- Adult size is 22-32 inches (56-81 cm). The record is 45.4 inches (115.3 cm). A slender bright green snake with a cream to pale yellow belly. The belly color extends onto the chin and lips. (In death the green coloration changes to blue-gray). There are 17 dorsal scale rows at midbody and the scales are keeled. The pupils are round. Juvenile coloration is similar to adults, but not as brightly colored.

Habitat:

Bluffs

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JeffreyDuby
Spotted by
JeffreyDuby

Florida, USA

Spotted on May 21, 2013
Submitted on May 23, 2013

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